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17 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1845
+1 207-288-9706
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1845
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our cruise in Anthem of the Seas stopped in Bar Harbor. The land tour we took started at Galyn's for lunch. My wife and I both had a lobster roll. They were very good. Service was good and we enjoyed our lunch with new friends...More

Thank KevinEM
Reviewed 2 days ago

This meal was light, satisfying, and included wonderful contrasting tastes. The squash patties were savory, the pickled onions sweet and sour, the rice filling and the steamed kale tasty and not overcooked.

Thank bolild
Reviewed 2 days ago

After eating so much seafood all week, I decided to have a steak for dinner. IT WAS EXCELLENT! My wife had grilled Halibut and that was really good as well. The service was exceptional but not overbearing. I don't understand the negative reviews. Our entire...More

Thank Archrn
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our view from the 2nd floor window table was perfect. We overlooked the harbor activity with boat constantly coming and going. People were wondering the park below enjoying their ice cream and recent purchases. The staff and waitress was helpful and attentive. Food was pleasant...More

Thank pseverski
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate at Galyn's during a recent trip to Bar Harbor. We got there just before 6:00 and were able to order the Early Bird Special. It was a whole Maine lobster, a cup of clam chowder, bread, and roasted veggies for a really great...More

Thank BoilerFan_10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, attentive staff , great food. We enjoyed our dinner very much! I loved the brown- wild rice side !

Thank virginiacruiser
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mediocre food. Mediocre service. Felt like they were trying too hard to be a high end restaurant in a casual town. Lobster bisque didn't have any actual lobster.

Thank Mjd0912
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our group of 8 was very impressed with each of our selections, varying from lobster to fresh fish. Our server was very attentive.

Thank daslagx2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were able to reserve a table at short notice yesterday evening. The clam chowder was excellent and their hearty salads were delicious and unusual. I had a salad with crab cakes, which was served with gorgonzola, walnuts and granny smith apple with a tasty...More

Thank Liesl132015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner and I were looking for a stellar spot for him to enjoy Maine's finest lobster and for me to grab some vegan eats. Galyns has plenty of options for everyone: GF, Vegan and seafood lovers alike. We were greeted by the owners and...More

Thank g4peace
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1845
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-9706
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